Your son or daughter’s needs are unique, so learning shouldn’t be one-dimensional. You can count on Sylvan Learning in Rapid City for the customized learning experience your child needs to achieve his or her best in school and beyond.


Families trust us for our proven tutoring programs and so much more. From 21st-century STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) programming to homework help and college prep, we’re here to motivate and inspire kids to reach their goals every step of the way. We know how to get amazing results, and that includes boosting scores and confidence.

Our Rapid City programs include:

Personal Tutoring

At Sylvan, we’re known for getting real results. In fact, our students tend to see up to two to three times more growth in their reading and math scores than non-Sylvan students. What’s our secret? We combine the very best in teaching and technology to ensure learning is personal, motivating and fun!

Our teachers will work with your son or daughter to make sure learning is happening in the way that works best for him or her — at the right pace, in the right style, with the right skills. We want to make certain your child feels engaged and motivated at every stage of the learning process.

Math, Algebra and Beyond

From learning the basics to mastering advanced algebra, Sylvan has a program for every family and budget. Our expert math teachers use interactive technology and a variety of games, puzzles and brainteasers to leave frustration behind and make learning math a fun and exciting experience.

Our teachers are skilled in the new ways that math is taught in schools these days. (Thank goodness!) You’ll know that what we’re doing at Sylvan is making a big difference in the classroom.

STEM Programs

Sylvan leads the way as the largest provider of STEM programs in North America. You can expect these classes to be highly interactive and creative — and tons of fun, of course!

Sylvan EDGE programs help equip students with critical 21st-century STEM skills that they can put to use in school and even in future careers. Our forward-thinking programs include everything from coding, robotics and engineering to science and math.

Our easy-to-use software, interactive activities and team projects all help cultivate a comfortable, collaborative atmosphere where learning STEM is fun!

College Prep

With our ACT® and SAT® test prep programs and college prep courses, your teen can say goodbye to butterflies and make college dreams a reality.

From learning how to write a standout application essay to acing exams, we can help your son or daughter effectively prepare for the ups and downs of college and the career market. Get ready to watch your child’s confidence soar!

Get Great Results with Sylvan

When considering tutoring options for your child, you want to be certain that the tutoring program you go with will translate to greater success in school. Fortunately, when you turn to Sylvan for personal tutoring in Rapid City, you don’t just get a tutor, you get a team with a proven track record of achieving results.

Did you know? Our students typically achieve up to two to three times more growth in their math and reading scores than non-Sylvan students. With knowledgeable and friendly tutors, personalized learning and over 40 years of experience, we can help your child grow and soar.

Ready to Get Started?

Get started with a Sylvan Insight™ Assessment today. It's a great way to pinpoint strengths and identify skill gaps, so contact us today to learn more. You'll love watching your son or daughter's scores and confidence improve!